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Hot Hits

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 17 – 19
Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

An Evening with Chris Thile

Strathmore
Tue. Nov 5
Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.

Art on Tap

The Art League
Fri. Nov 1
Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.

De Sanguashington - Groovin On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1
De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.

Amadeus

Folger Theatre
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22
Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.

Spotlights

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

The Second City's Love, Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

WNO: Otello

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16

1,000 years of Sound and Movement

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19
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